LEWES, Del. - Authorities said a Lewes man is facing sexual assault charges after police investigated allegations he allegedly sexually abused a child. 

According to the Lewes Police Department, police arrested 55-year-old Timothy J. Delp on Wednesday. Police had been investigating allegations of sexual assault with a child. 

Delp was charged with sexual abuse by a person in position of trust or authority, second degree rape, and continuous abuse, among other offenses. He was arraigned and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $162,000 cash bail.